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    The Ancient Unicorn

    Bowes, Barnard Castle, Bowes DL12 9HL, England
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          “the pub” (13 reviews)
          “pennine way” (10 reviews)
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          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          We called in advance to arrange a room with easy access. The room was perfect with a small wet room. The rooms are set out around a lovely courtyard. Outside the only issue were the cobbles across the courtyard, they were quite difficult to manoeuvre....More

          Thank parma v
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Stayed at The Ancient Unicorn on our second night of our Pennine Way adventure and it's a nice little place to stay. It's literally the only pub in Bowes and miles from anything but it's very quaint and the hosts are most welcoming. We were...More

          Thank asimplekindagal85
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Liked having a room in the refurbished stables across the yard - it was quiet over there. Only niggle was that room refurbished without a window that opens - and it had caught the sun all day. Friendly staff, good food. Quality, non-greasy breakfast well-cooked....More

          Thank Molly W
          Reviewed 15 May 2017

          Had a very enjoyable meal on Saturday evening. Pleasant surroundings and tasty food. Unfortunately overall standards were compromised by easily rectifiable details. A mature waitress very inappropriately dressed unlike her smart younger colleague. A menu board that could only by read by those over 50...More

          4  Thank ann637
          Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

          Had a very nice stay here for 2 nights. The rooms have been tastefully refurbished & the bar area has a lovely roaring fire. My food was very nicely cooked & the menu had a good choice. Very quiet location with stunning views. Looking forward...More

          1  Thank Paul T
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          nutzzz
          Do you allow dogs if we want to come for lunch?
          16 September 2016|
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          Response from Philip J | Reviewed this property |
          Yes, I have seen dogs in for lunch-time, There is the main bar/dining area with large fire and then just round the corner a small snug with a few chairs and table and another fire. Also plenty of room outside on the terrace... More
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          nutzzz
          Do you allow dogs if we want to come for lunch?
          16 September 2016|
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          Response from Billie65 | Reviewed this property |
          We stayed there with our 3 dogs and took them with us into the bar when we went for our evening meal. Not sure if they are allowed in all areas - we didn't take them into the dining room where breakfast was served and there... More
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          ashleighb98
          Do you do a vegetarian Sunday Lunch option?
          12 August 2016|
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          Response from MJD1952 | Reviewed this property |
          Yes two choices I think, one was vegetable lasagne and I don't recall the other one.
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          "The stable block is peaceful and contemporary"
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          "car parking directly outside courtyard rooms"
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